Information has become an integral part of all aspects in modern-day life and in the knowledge society. It is a significant determinant of social, economic and cultural growth in all sectors of life. Therefore, acquiring the necessary skills for the effective utilization of information and information sources is imperative for every knowledge worker - from the highest level of governmental decision-making to the lowest decision-making individual entrepreneur. The faculty of the Department of Library and Information Science fulfils this responsibility by educating men and women at bachelor's, master's and doctoral levels to become leaders in libraries, archives, and information/knowledge centers; conducting research to advance the information sciences; and performing public service to support the information professions and the public good. “Our mission is to Create New Frontiers of Knowledge in Quest for Development of society”.

The Department of Library and Information Science was established in 2018 in the University Campus. The program was introduced by the University, as Mr. Sudarshan took charge as Librarian and Head, Department of Library Science. He brought with him a rich and varied experience of Library Science Education and Library Services. From the session 2018-19, the Department started the B. Lib.ISc. AndM.Lib.ISc. Program in Library Science. It also Started Ph. D. Program in 2022, the Department was shifted from the ground floor to the first floor of the G- Block in the University Campus. The Department has a library, Reading room and IT laboratory.


  • The department aspires to provide outstanding education in library and information science.
  • It connects people, libraries, and information through research, teaching, and service to enrich living and working in a global environment.


  • To train the students in the skills of information organization, processing and retrieval.
  • To train the students in the management of Library and Information Centres
  • To provide the students thorough understanding of applications information and communication technology in library and information centres.

Bachelor of Library and Information Science


PEO1- Graduates should be trained in advanced techniques related to information storage, processing, and retrieval. This includes understanding various methods for organizing and managing information resources.

PEO2- Graduates should be able to plan and organize information services in specialized fields.

PEO3- Graduates should be equipped with research skills, including methods, techniques, and tools for carrying out research projects related to library and information science.

PEO4- Graduates should have a thorough understanding of information and communication technologies (ICTs) and their application in providing state-of-the-art library services. This includes using technology for managing libraries and adapting to changing user requirements in the digital era.


PSO1- Enabling the students to understand the role of Libraries and Information Centers in socio-economic development of the society.

PSO2- Enhancing the abilities of students for management of Libraries and Information Systems.

PSO3- Playing a creative role during professional life through turning problems to opportunities and foster personal and organizational growth.


PO1- Disciplinary knowledge:Capable of demonstrating comprehensive knowledge and understanding of major concepts,principles,the ories and laws of various subjects in Library andInformationScience.

PO2- Professional skills: : Ability to understand and classify simple, compound and complex documents using standard classification schemes; capability tocatalogue all types of documents using standard catalogue codes and metadata standards; ability to carry out library housekeeping operations andto provide library and information services by standard procedures.

PO3- Critical thinking/Development of solutions: Capability to critically analyze subjects of documents to classify them properly and to derive subjectheadings for subject cataloguing, indexing purposes and ability to think critically for solving various problems pertaining to the management of Libraries and Information Centers.

PO4- Ethics: Capable of demonstrating the ability to identify ethical issues related with Intellectual Property Rights while providing library services and able to understand basic philosophy and ethics of librarianship to make the mconscientious librarians

PO5- Modern tool usage: Understanding of concepts of information technology and its application to libraries and capable of using digital technology for communication purpose,for library housekeeping operations,and for searching informationfrom OPAC,Internet and online databases.

PO6- Communication :Ability to communicate effectively in oral and written forms with users,Colleague’s and authorities in an effective manner.

PO7- Employability and Lifelong learning:Ability to seek job opportunities as library professionals; capable of self-paced and self-directed learning aimedat personal and professional development;for improving knowledge and skills and forre-skilling through continuing educational opportunities.

PO8- Learning Experiences:Students with learning experiences that help to instill deep interests in learning Library and Information Science; develop broad and balanced knowledge and understanding of fundamental concepts, principles, and theories related to Library and Information Science.

PO9- Skill:Equipped students with skills essential to carry out library housekeeping activities and to provide various library and information services using Information and Communication Technologies.

PO10- Ethical Values:Instilled in professional attitude, and ethical values for providing library and information services.

PO11- Future Studies: The knowledge and skill base that would enable them to undertake further studies in Library and Information Science and in related areas or in multidisciplinary areas that involve Library and Information Science.

PO12- Employability:Developed a range of generic skills that are relevant to wage employment in Libraries and Information Centers and also for self-employment and to practice entrepreneurship.

Master of Library and Information Science


PEO1- To provide students with learning experiences that instill a deep interest in Library and Information Science.

PEO2- Develop broad and balanced knowledge and understanding of fundamental concepts, principles, and theories related to Library and Information Science.

PEO3- Train students in advanced skills related to information/knowledge gathering, processing, organization, and retrieval.

PEO4- Include managerial skills for planning and managing Libraries and Information Centers (LICs).


PSO1- 1. Graduates should find placements in public, academic, corporate, and special libraries both in India and abroad.

PSO2- 2. Graduates must communicate adeptly with diverse stakeholders, promoting not only access to information but also its effective utilization in specific contexts.

PSO3- 3. Graduates will compare and critique contemporary information practices, structures, and standards in relation to historical and global alternatives. They will also apply core ethical principles in their professional practice.


PO1- Fundamentals and Basics:Graduates will gain knowledge of the fundamentals of Library and Information Science, including cataloging, classification, and understanding various information sources and services.

PO2- Practical Skills: : Graduates will retain theoretical and practical knowledge related to classification, cataloging, ICT, digitalization, database management, library automation, and storage and retrieval.

PO3- Information System Understanding:Graduates will comprehend the usefulness of library information systems, academic and public library systems, storage and retrieval of information, and management of library and information centers.

PO4- Research and Application: Graduates will acquire information processing skills, research methodology, ICT application, library digitalization, data analysis, and knowledge management.

PO5- Application of Knowledge: Graduates will apply their knowledge and skills to classify, organize, store, retrieve, and automate library resources.

PO6- Foundational Knowledge and Skills :Graduates will acquire a strong foundation in the discipline of library and information science. This includes understanding core concepts related to cataloging, classification, information organization, and ethical behavior.

PO7- Collection Management:Graduates will be adept at selecting, organizing, and maintaining library collections across various media formats and tools. This involves curating resources to meet the needs of designated communities.

PO8- Leadership and Management:The program prepares graduates to lead and manage libraries, archives, and other information organizations. They will develop skills in strategic planning, resource allocation, and effectiveadministration.

PO9- Information Organization and Representation:Graduates will be proficient in organizing and representing information. This includes designing effective systems for information retrieval and ensuring accessibility to diverse user groups.

PO10- Research and Decision-Making:IGraduates will conduct systematic research to inform decisions within the field. They will analyze data, evaluate information services, and contribute to evidence-based practices.

PO11- Innovation with Technology: Graduates will innovate professional practice by leveraging information services and technology. This involves staying abreast of technological advancements and applying them to enhance library and information services.

PO12- Employability:Developed a range of generic skills that are relevant to wage employment in Libraries and Information Centers and also for self-employment and to practice entrepreneurship.


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